What Happened on 29 December 2012

New Delhi rape victim dies

A female student gang raped on a bus earlier this month in the Indian capital New Delhi has died, according… Read More.

NPP challenges Ghana election outcome

Ghana's main opposition party filed a petition on Friday at the Supreme Court to challenge President John Mahama's victory in… Read More.

Obama 'optimistic' after fiscal cliff talks

U.S. President Barack Obama has called for "immediate action" to avoid a fiscal cliff following talks with Congressional leaders. Speaking… Read More.

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Australian Open

Tennis ace Rafael Nadal announced on Friday he will not take part in the 2013 Australian Open due to a… Read More.

Microsoft research boss to step down before 2014 retirement

Microsoft has announced its research boss Craig Mundie is stepping down ahead of his retirement in 2014. Mundie has been… Read More.

Ewan McGregor to receive OBE

Ewan McGregor is to receive an OBE for services to drama and charity.

The Scottish actor, known for his work in… Read More.